True North Records Privacy Policy

Last updated on: October 17th, 2006

We here at True North Records know you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and we appriciate that you trust us to do so carefully and securely. By visiting TRUENORTHRECORDS.COM you are accepting the practises of the following privacy statements. If you have any questions regarding any of the following policies please feel free to contact our web administrator at

What Personal Information Does Collect?

  • Information You Provide To Us. When you choose to sign-up to our automatic newsletter, you must submit your email address. This information is stored on our servers but is not distributed to any third party opperations.
  • Automatic Information. When you browse to we will recieve and store information given to us by the web server. Some examples of this information are; IP address, browser type and version, operating system, and platform. This information is gathered from the servers 'HTTP_USER_AGENT' event variable. Information relating to the MP3 player's current 'play state' and location will be stored on your local computer via a 'Cookie'.

How Does True North Records Use The Information Collected?

The automatic information collected such as web browser type and version are used for internal technical purposes. This information will be analysed to ensure the website experience is the best it can be for our customers.

The Cookies stored on your computer are used to remember the MP3 Player's current state. One Cookie is used to store the current track playing, so when you browse from page to page or launch the player in a new window it will remember where it left off. The MP3 player will also use a Cookie to remember whether it has been placed in a new window or if it is still embedded in the main page. Both these Cookie state variables add to the smooth experience when using the MP3 Player.

True North Records does not distribute your information to any third party companies unless required by law.

What Are Cookies?

"An HTTP cookie, or a Web cookie, is a parcel of text sent by a server to a web browser and then sent back unchanged by the browser each time it accesses that server. HTTP cookies are used for authenticating, tracking, and maintaining specific information about users, such as site preferences and the contents of their electronic shopping carts. The term "cookie" is derived from "magic cookie," a well-known concept in UNIX computing which inspired both the idea and the name of HTTP cookies."

-- WikiPedia

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